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5 Signs Your Small Business is Becoming Irrelevant (and What to Do About It)

Many entrepreneurs fail to notice the subtle signs that their products or services are becoming obsolete. When they finally take note, their once thriving enterprises are in jeopardy. Ensure that your small business flourishes for years to come by taking notice of the following telltale signs that your company may become irrelevant. From

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Meet Lafayette’s New SCORE Counselor

The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has been partnering with SCORE, the premier source for free and confidential business advice for entrepreneurs and existing businesses, for a many years. Please join us in welcoming Steve Doran, SCORE Business Counselor.

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Lafayette’s Business Person of the Year

The Business Person of the Year dinner will be held at the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa on Friday, February 1st, 2019 . In addition to toasting and roasting Terry, we will have Mayor Cam Burks give his first “State of the City” address.

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Pilot Project to Test Second Northbound Right-Turn Lane

November 13 marks the official start of the City of Lafayette’s pilot project to test a second northbound right-turn lane from Moraga Road onto Mount Diablo Boulevard. The pilot will evaluate whether adding an additional turn arrow for right-turn movements in the middle northbound lane on Moraga Road can effectively reduce traffic congestion farther upstream (south of the intersection).

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New Program to Manage PCBs during Building Demolition

Purpose of the Program: PCBs have been detected at elevated levels in certain sport fish in San Francisco Bay. To make the fish safer to eat and protect human health, PCBs sources to the Bay need to be identified and controlled. Urban stormwater runoff is considered a...

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New Prop. 65 Regulations: What do they mean for your small business?

AUGUST 2018, new regulations regarding Prop. 65 went into affect. California voters enacted the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (“Proposition 65”) in 1986. The law requires warnings for potentially dangerous chemicals that may cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harms. Thirty-two years later, Californians are now well accustomed to seeing these warnings on consumer products, and virtually everywhere they go.

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